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thing like that? >> and tv's original bad boy. hollywood reacting this morning to the death of "dallas" star larry hagman. >>> good morning, everyone. i'm randi kaye. it is 10:00 on the east coast, 7:00 a.m. on the west, and here's where we start this morning. larry hagman's family says he was surrounded by family at the end. the 81-year-old actor died of complications from cancer. he's best known for his iconic portrayal of j.r. ewing in the show "dallas." it's a role that he always called his favorite. peter fonda said goodbye to his friend on twitter, saying hagman brought so much fun to everyone's life. cnn entertainment corresponde m correspondent careen winter joins us. i understand that you are at larry hagman's star on the hollywood walk of fame. are people showing up to pay their respects? >> not yet, but you can bet that will change as the morning continues. we are right next to larry hagman's star. still quite early here, so i'm sure there are many people who are waking up just finding out about the sad news. perhaps they're still unaware. that's very popular strip in hollyw
of course as the villain j.r. ewing on his star with dallas. lost his battle with cancer dallas hospital. linda gray had this to say on the star's passing. larry hagman was my best friend for 35 years. he brought joy to everyone he knew. i will miss him enor muresly. >> she was at his side. >> he he was apparently surrounded by family and friends. >> hagman was the son of mary martin. he was also known for his role as major tony nelson in i dream of jeanne, of course, he was 81 years old. >> he never became hollywood. larry hagman remained dallas. he was from fort worth and he always will stand for dallas. what a legend. love that guy. >> check in with rick reichmuth and see what our weekend first alert forecast looks like. >> looking good. you worry about thanksgiving weekend for travelers getting home and maybe another storm at the end of it we made through the entire thing scot-free. it's cold. 13 degrees in minneapolis. the tenks have dropped off from where you were on wednesday. aside from that, no big storms. cold front eastern seaboard. behind it a ton of sunshine. there will be a
this morning in the mid 20 possible to lower 30's. for the nine in dallas. 28 in gaithersburg. we will stay cool today. average height is 62. we will be lucky to reach 50. the freeze morning and at 9:00 with 38 degrees by noon. private cloudy and 45. the least of all look good today and thankfully our northeast -- our noreaster isn't arriving until toman. let's check on traffic now. >> i want to start first of the baltimore washington parkway george washington parkway open for both. no problems reported there. in manassas, the prince william parkway with to the foreclosed south of i-66. if your destination is to get to 66 used would to 34. -- use route 234. no problems on the bell with a alexandria. heading into d.c., good so far. 270, a little bit of volume. beyond rockville, travel lans are wide open. >> 5:33 by now. the polls will open a little later this morning for election day. >> a lot of attention on the battleground state of bridging and loudon county. >> a half-hour from now, polls were open here this is one of the biggest polling places in loudon county. but the ground virginia
remember absolutely nothing. she'd been looking at christmas lights from the air north of dallas last year, when she got out of her friend's plane and inexplicably walked to the front of it. days after the accident, her mother told "gma" about that harrowing night. >> i was there to hold her. and it's the toughest part of it all. just seeing her laying there. and waiting for the help. >> reporter: she lost her left eye and part of her left arm. her memoir due out next week, is entitled "still lolo." that's her nickname. lauren focuses on her recovery, the awkward fitting and painting of her left eye. her self-consciousness of her prosthetic left arm. she writes, i don't know why this is so hard, i said. soldiers are dying in afghanistan right now. and i'm too chicken to do this one thing. the former model believes her encounter with that propeller blade may have made her a better person. she writes, i came to see how there was so much more to my life than being worried about how i looked. for "good morning america," ryan owens, abc news, dallas. >> what a great perspective. >>> speaking ab
. >>> look how cool it is east of the mississippi, 40s, 50s even atlanta, new orleans 65, 70s denver, dallas, 56 seattle, 618h' portland,x'iz 90 to phoe. all of our major airports or on time. we have a chance of some showers around the carolinas, also in chicago. you can see back here at home everything is okay. >>> i heard those trains running on time, abc7 news wants to hear from you today if you have trouble voting you can report any problems to the abc7 news election night hotline: 1-877-222-7777. that number is posted on our website at abc7news.com. >>> in morning the search will continue for a missing redwood city man who disappeared during a church retreat. deputies believe 74-year-old george slide lost in the heavy wooded park. he was last seen by a resident asking for directions back to the camp. people first discovered he was missing sunday morning. slider was last seen wearing blue t-shirt, grey sweat pants, black sneakers. >>> our election day team coverage continues. >>> soda could get more expensive in one east bay city, the tax that voters will be considering in richmond. >>>
. we've got 70s, even low 80s down around dallas. we're not going to get here, but i do think on sunday as we continue to see this mild air push eastward with some fairly flei nice sunshine a few neighborhoods topping out above 70 degrees on sunday. all right, for your good night wake-up forecast. chilly conditions for sure for the evening and then even tomorrow morning 41, 42 and that's still pretty nippy, as well. other locations starting out in the mid and upper 30s. we have a chilly, dry evening. notice the clouds coming into the area tomorrow. that is a warm front that is going to make it way up there to new york. we're going to see a few clouds with it tomorrow, not a big deal at all. partly sunny and, again, i'm still calling tomorrow nice as far as sky conditions and then even better on sunday. more sunshine throughout the area. all the way north to pennsylvania and all the way south down to the carolinas as high pressure moves in out ahead of our next front. milder and better-looking sky for sunday and the next weather front will not bring any rain to the area until some time a
, tennessee, if you're in dallas, texas or pittsburgh, pa, life may be feeling less desperate. there's evidence of job growth and expansion there. but i should point out the survey that looked for any signs of recovery has just identified those three cities as the only ones in the entire country which are experiencing a measurable comeback from the so-called great depression. so knoxville, dallas and pittsburgh are in a very small club. looking deeply at the numbers, we see knoxville informed in infrastructure -- invested in infrastructure, often spending money from the government through its federal stimulus program. and dallas was not hit as hard as many cities in the housing industry plunge. and then there's this coming to light today, the mayor of detroit now admitting his city has reached a breaking point, bankruptcy on a the table, we're told, but the mayor hoping to avoid that by furloughing some of the 11,000 city workers, and that will begin in january. quickly, though, back to the good news. three of our 76 recognized major metro areas are feeling some relief. doesn't sound
america. i have to live with the fact that the dallas cloowboys are america's team. i don't know how they got the name but they got it. how did he get to be the american candidate? who named him that? >> that's a frequent thing in politics. >> i never heard obama say take back america. >> you know, this is not that unfamiliar. the idea we're going to take back the white house, restore america, renew america, hope and change, whatever you want to call it. the team that's out of politics, out of power wants to take back power. i don't think that's racially motivated. i think it's ridiculous to think it is. >> but you know what, john? look at the tea party's rhetoric. that's where this take back america stuff started. these were people looking at the colonial period as the idyllic period in the american history before you had unions and racial integration. that sort of america in which african-americans were three-fifths of a person. that was the era they saw as idyllic. to your point about 2010, let's not compare apples to oranges. what's in midterms is minority voters and younger vote
the dallas cowboys. at 8-0 atlanta is now the only undefeated team in the nfl. and they did it the hard way. on the strength of the four field goals from matt bryant. >>> actor will ferrell has a new role. he says he will do anything to get voters to the polls tomorrow. >> if you agree to vote in this year's election, i will personally give you a tattoo. fair warning, i do not know how to draw. i'll do a dance. just for you. that was just a taste. if you want the full buffet you're going to have to vote. vote obama. it's a slam dunk. guess what -- >> he also says if you vote he will make you a homecooked meal or help you move a couch, perhaps, soledad. a lot of celebrities getting on the action here. >> the final minutes. i don't know if i can take any more of that. >> it's a funny ad. it's funny. >> that's all right. that's all right. it wasn't hysterical. it was like okay. still ahead this morning, on "starting point" one week after sandy engulfed the northeast, the cleanup process is really only just beginning. we're going to take you to a hard-hit town on new jersey's coastline coming u
swing. suburbs of dallas, houston, san netanya, atlanta, charlotte, and south carolina ever -- were republican. analyzing by saying suburbs does not work. you have to look at each individual suburb or the region of the country. and we have to rethink the way we spend money in politics. if this was a $6 billion election-year with status quo results, the biggest success would -- when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about message should dismiss des -- macro, it may be an effective way to pay voters directly. should dismiss demographics -- independence because they leaned democratic. the suburbs cannot be analyzed as a whole. you look nationally, romney won the suburbs by two points. look at northern virginia. it delivered -- the blue state suburbs, philadelphia whiteout romney. the suburbs also wiped out romney. new york, philadelphia, d.c., los angeles, san francisco, the suburbs were democratic. the suburbs were swing. suburbs of dallas, houston, san netanya, atlanta, charlotte, and south carolina ever -- were republican. analyzing by saying suburbs does not work.
. the atlanta falcons beat the dallas cowboys 19-13. atlanta is now the only undefeated team in the nfl. and they did it the hard way on the strength of four field goals from matt bryant. >>> coming up, husrricane sandy could have a big effect on election day. we'll take you to a high school that is doubling for a sheller for sandy evacuees and come tomorrow, it will also be a polling place. tonight our guest, thomas sargent. nobel laureate in economics, and one of the most cited economists in the world. professor sargent, can you tell me what cd rates will be in two years? no. if he can't, no one can. that's why ally has a raise your rate cd. ally bank. your money needs an ally. for a golf getaway. double miles you can actually use... but mr. single miles can't join his friends because he's getting hit with blackouts. shame on you. now he's stuck in a miniature nightmare. oh, thank you. but, with the capital one venture card... you can fly any airline, any flight, any time. double miles you can actually use. what's in your wallet? alec jr? it was a gift. ♪ [ male announcer ] introduc
down to getting out the vote. and the six-floor museum in dallas has put out an old public service announcement from president john f. kennedy, in which he is encouraging all citizens to vote. >> there is one way in which we can show how strongly we believe in our democracy, next tuesday, november 6th is election day. i hope every american will turn out and vote. >> the film was put together on october 31st, 1962. president kennedy was calling on all americans to serve their country by participating. it's a very cool piece of history, but all six elections held on november 6th were won by republicans, starting with lincoln, and reagan let's hope the 7 breaks the street. actor edward norton has teamed to release a short video on line. it's all real people talk about what is motivating them to vote. >> we need our political system and the strength of our democracy to ensure that ultimately it is we the people that govern, and not the money that governs our policies. >> he said he discovered through the project what we have all been noticing of what the polls are
if we were in that situation? i'm in dallas and from time to time, a tornado will come through and we're always faced with that. some of the things -- people don't plan to fail. they really, they just fail to plan. so no one is out there planning and saying, we're going to plan and how we can mess things up. but they fail to plan. a lot of times they do that because they don't have a contingency plan. a lot of times those contingency plans in business or lives cost money, they're not revenue producing for a business. oftentimes that's one of the reasons that people don't do that. but i have to share with you, there is something -- there is a technology now called cloud computing and we use it all the time. you use it with your itunes account and iphones and so on. people are now using that a lot more to take documents and put them up into the cloud. they take photos. i use a company called oyster.com for all of my personal information. my documents, my birth certificates for my kids, all that stuff you can scan in and send up to the cloud. that's one thing people are starting to use a
visiting a mansion that was the set for dallas where he played j.r., who used to say darlin', dying at aim -- age of 81. . >> in terms of prices when they could go back down is when? >>guest: there is another interesting issue, a lot of our corn is used to make ethanol which is an alternate fuel which has been subsidized. so, we are seeing a lost corn is being siphoned away from food, to earth not, which is expensive. >>heather: the changes in oil prices? >>guest: yes, oil prices have we are seeing energy prices going down. what can we expect in the near and long term? >>guest: you will seafood prices go up. >>heather: how high? >>guest: hard to say. but another issue, farmers are seeing a real estate bubble, you would never expect that, we just had one burst, but a lot will depend on what happens to land prices and right now they are at all time highs in the midwest which is helping farmers. on the other hand, farmers looking forward and this will impacted if prices, they are going to face estate tax which hurt as lot of them because small farmers pass on the small businesses, so if they
battleground states are expected to >>> in dallas texas, voters are just now starting to show up at the polls. the presidential candidates didn't spend any time in texas in the final days of the campaign because the state is considered a red state. but there are some tight c congressional races. it's brisk out this morning, but the weather will not be a factor today. we are expecting clear skies and a high of 75. >>> finally election day, we get to vote. when we talk about the swing states in this election, we're not just talk about ohio. right now, we want to focus on three states that could really go either way, starting with nevada. anna werner is in las vegas. >> reporter: nevada helped the republicans in 2000 and 2004, voting for george w. bush. but in 2008, barack obama hit the jackpot here, beating john mccain by a whopping 12 percentage points. he's looking for a second big win, a second time around here in this state. the democrats are powered here by organized labor and a latino vote that's now 15% of the total. they've been out knocking on doors, registering new voters, and there a
-mail or allowing people to vote in districts where they do not live, provisional bots. -- dallas. -- provisional ballots. i do not know that it is more democrats than republicans. i suppose, it could drive down the popular vote for obama nationally, but i don't know that it will necessarily do that in any of the states that were hit. host: kristie from tennessee. caller: we all know as americans, whether we are democratic or republican to run a health care reform is very important. i am a political science major at my state college. i know a little bit about the dynamics of how politics works on an elementary level. you say in your article that obama and the next four years would be willing to cut deals with republicans, possibly. why if he was elected in 2008, why didn't you listen to the voices in congress on the republican side, and why did he pushed through a health care reform act that all of us as americans feel so strongly about? it would have been so nice if he had chosen by partition chip -- bipartisanship then and we would not be in a stalemate. of americans, a lot do like obamacare. i
: this is the first allegation i have heard of that. host: but go to dallas, texas, independent line. caller: is there a historical comparison to suppression. third-party votes as there is today? guest: i do not know what you mean about a suppression of the third-party voices. there have been the third party boys over there. for example, the debates, back when they were run by the league of women voters and now the league -- the debate commission. ross perot felt when he did not meet a certain threshold in the polls that he was not invited into the debates. there are any number of complaints that have been made over the years. it is tough for third-party to get on the ballot. let's be honest. the two major parties are aggressive in perpetuating themselves and they are not interested in fostering strong challengers. host: the history of money in campaigning. guest: it is a perennial issue. i hate to say that it is evergreen, but iwaith us. going back to 1996, that was an interesting election. -- 1896, he was very much the candidate of industry, business. william jennings bryan, a populist fro
. he spoke to supporters in dallas that year. >> wait just a minute. the first thing we want to do, we will be talking about this in a minute. the first thing we want to do is to team up together and make it work now, right? absolutely. you are not too happy, we can make some changes in 1994, right? the main thing now, time is precious. let's try to make it work. texas working together to make it work. i will be talking about that in a minute. we have worked to starting right away. our country needs all of our help. [applause] i want to thank all of you are here tonight and all the people who have come here together across the nation. starting last february, you did something that everybody said could not be done. millions of you came together to take your country back. [applause] you gave washington a laser-like message to listen to the people. [applause] you have done an incredible job of getting this country turned back around to the country that our founders established, a country that came from the people and you have changed the country to your massive efforts. i compliment you f
am retired, but i was a plant worker. host: where is marshalled? caller: 150 miles east of dallas. host: thank you for calling. as greta mentioned, the same-sex marriage issue passed in the state of maryland, and along with that the first openly gay member of the u.s. senate was elected in wisconsin. here is tammy baldwin. [video clip] >> i did not run to make history. i ran to make a difference. [applause] a difference in the lives of families struggling to find work and pay the bills, a difference in the lives of students worried about debt. [applause] and seniors, worried about their retirement security. [applause] a difference in the lives of veterans who fought for us and need someone fighting for them and their families. [applause] a difference in the lives of entrepreneur weres -- entrepreneurs try to build a business and economic security. [applause] but in choosing me to tackle those challenges, the people of wisconsin have made history. [applause] host: this tweet from benjamin netanyahu, the prime minister of israel, who congratulates u.s. president barack obama on his
francisco's the birds that are all very democratic. denver las vegas and phoenix and the dallas houston san antonio atlanta charlotte and north carolina were very republican so i think calling suburbs analyzing pricing suburbs doesn't work. you have to look at each individual suburb word each region of the country and finally, number six, we have to rethink the way we spend money on politics. this was a 6 billion-dollar election-year with status quo results. i think the biggest success when it comes to money and politics and i'm not talking about the message but the macro-- karl rove separated billionaires from billions of their dollars to what effect? i mean it may be more effective way to pay voters directly. there is probably more return for your investment and i would conclude by saying that probably the supreme court of the united states, the second most important institution in the united states in aiding the economic recovery, because next to the fed they have done more to pump more money, more stimulus into the economy in states like nevada, florida, ohio, colorado, pennsylvania and
plates when i lived in dallas, people would follow me thinking that i knew what the heck i was doing. >> brian: and? >> gretchen: driving down the road. i'd feel like, hey, i haven't lived there full time since i was 17. don't follow me. i'm not necessarily good in the snow anymore. >> brian: they probably thought they were talking to fran tarkenton. >> gretchen: let's do headlines. the country's largist organic peanut processor shut down. this comes after a salmonella outbreak that made 41 people sick. for the first time, the f.d.a. used new power grants bid the 011 food safety law and closed the plant in new mexico. it planned to reopen today until the f.d.a. suspended its license. now the company will have a hearing to prove the plant is clean enough. it's actually reopened. >> steve: a mexican beauty queen gunned down in a shootout between drug traffickers and soldiers. police say maria gamez was riding with suspected members of the sinola cartel when they opened fire on soldiers. when the gun battle was over, five people were dead. police say gamez's body was found lying next to
, dedicated and hardworking gentleman from dallas, mr. sessions. let me say, mr. speaker, that there are lots of hard workers in this house. and there are -- we all learn as kids there's a differentiation between a workhorse and a show horse. i got to tell you, mr. speaker, and you know this very well, there is no democrat or republican in the united states house of representatives who works any harder, any harder than pete sessions, and i'm very pleased, mr. speaker, that he's going to be succeeding me as chairman of the house rules committee and i of course yield to him such time as he may consume. the speaker pro tempore: the gentleman from texas is recognized for such time as he may consume. mr. sessions: mr. speaker, thank you very much. and to my dear and distinguished friend, the gentleman, the young chairman of the rules committee, david dreier, thank you very much. it is david's leadership, not just in the rules committee, but i believe to all of us here in the house of representatives that david has let us to be a more open, thoughtful body, person who used his time and position, po
the convention and, you know, the front page of the dallas morning news, or fort worth star-telegram, gop shifts on immigration. it was amazing to see that wow, we were going to come in here and label them anti-hispanic, anti-anything. it was a total different route. vincent cable came to me, some friends of mine said we've got to take this to the national level. we went to the national platform and started talking about it. we got a national guest worker endorsement on the republican national convention platform which was great. thoughts my work was over, then election day hit. wednesday my phone starts getting blown up again. it's time to quÉbec in the debate again. we need to start talking about this. i believe the free market solutions are a part of this. i believe in strong security. the anti-immigration groups will try to label us as open borders, big business wants cheap labor. i can tell you if we can fund blackwater security forces in iraq, and announcing -- some type of security force that its license in doing a good job, we need to do that. we need to secure our borders. i can tell y
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